Garden benches restoration

Shed members recently completed the full restoration of two iron and timber garden benches. The metal brackets were stripped back to bare metal and given new coast of paint. The timber slats were replaced with new outdoor-grade slats and the benches now look very stylish. Both benches should now provide years of support in theContinue reading “Garden benches restoration”

Shed Re-opening

The Entrance Men’s Shed is re-opening from Wednesday June 17th 2020, operating under Central Coast Council’s COVID protocols, i.e. 4 square meters per person. This means there will be limited numbers permitted at the shed at any time and we’ll be operating a roster system for attendance. Please get in touch with Bob Ihlein toContinue reading “Shed Re-opening”

Bears of Hope Garden Statue

Prior to our COVID shutdown on the 23rf of March 2020, shed member Bruce Crouch had been working on an supportive cement-rendered statue for the ladies managing the “Bears of Hope” garden at the Entrance Community Centre. During the shutdown Bruce completed the statue and installed it into the gardens, where it complements the otherContinue reading “Bears of Hope Garden Statue”

Restored reel for Towoon Bay SLSC

In March 2020 The Entrance Men’s Shed was approached by Towoon Bay SLSC to restore their vintage surf life saving reel (an Australian innovation in surf life saving used at beaches all around the country for many years). Shed members worked together to carefully restore the reel to it’s original condition, allowing it to resumeContinue reading “Restored reel for Towoon Bay SLSC”

Cabinets for Virginia

The Entrance Men’s Shed was approached by community member Virginia to create a set of wooden cabinets. Design and construction of the cabinets had started when our COVID shutdown began. Undeterred, shed member Ken took the cabinets home and completed them there during the shed shutdown. We’re pleased to report Virginia collected the cabinets andContinue reading “Cabinets for Virginia”

10th birthday celebrations

On the 27th of November 2009, the then Mayor of Wyong Shire, Cr Bob Graham officially opened The Entrance Men’s Shed. Ten years later the shed invited Bob back to help us celebrate our birthday and this important milestone for the shed. Bob was presented with a hand-turned wooden bowl created at the shed andContinue reading “10th birthday celebrations”

2019 Annual General Meeting

The Entrance Men’s Shed held its 2019 Annual General Meeting on the 5th of July 2019. All financial members were invited to attend, and a sausage sizzle was held afterwards to celebrate the new committee members. The new shed Committee officeholders are: President – Bruce Crouch, Vice President – Ken Yeatman, Secretary – Terry Anderson,Continue reading “2019 Annual General Meeting”

Suicide prevention boxes

Shed members recently constructed a set of suicide prevention boxes for Homeless No More. We make boxes in batches of ten or so and each set is lovingly constructed in different materials and style. The boxes are filled by Elissa and her colleagues at Homeless No More with items that are intended to support someoneContinue reading “Suicide prevention boxes”